New research indicates gluten free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

A new report by Harvard University’s Department of Nutrition suggests a diet low in gluten may increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study looked [...]

By | March 15th, 2017 |Research, Food and diet|0 Comments

Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Lucy Hinchion, aged 20 months, is the youngest person in the world to have her umbilical cord blood reinfused. Her umbilical cord blood was stored [...]

By | January 11th, 2017 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Airline Survey

Airline Survey Diabetes NSW & ACT contacted airlines that fly in and out of Sydney airport with a specific objective. We wanted to know: how well [...]

By | November 29th, 2016 |Uncategorized, Medical|Comments Off on Airline Survey

What is Metformin?

Metformin is a medication commonly used to help people with type 2 diabetes look after their blood glucose levels. It belongs to the class of [...]

By | November 17th, 2016 |Medical|Comments Off on What is Metformin?

Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

Young men aged between 14-30 years are the top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, drinking up to 1.5 litres a day, according to the Australian Bureau [...]

By | October 19th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Food and diet, Media Releases|Comments Off on Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

Are you: male aged 50-74 overweight not diabetic? NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, The University of Sydney invites you to join a diabetes prevention study. This research [...]

By | September 11th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research|Comments Off on New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump

Medtronic, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a recall for product correction of the MiniMed 640G insulin pump. It has been identified that, in [...]

By | July 24th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Technology|Comments Off on Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump

Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed Sure T Infusion Sets

The following advice is important safety information from Medtronic Diabetes regarding their Medtronic MiniMed® Sure T® Infusion Sets: Click here to view details of the product [...]

By | June 29th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Technology|Comments Off on Medtronic Product Correction Notice: MiniMed Sure T Infusion Sets

Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

28 May 2015 Diabetes Australia awards $3.5m in research grants to leading Australian diabetes researchers Through the Diabetes Australia Research Program, Diabetes NSW announces grants worth [...]

By | June 1st, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Awards, Media Releases|Comments Off on Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

A past history of depression may increase the chance of women developing gestational diabetes, a Chicago study has found. The aim of the study led [...]

By | April 13th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Diabetes and a Healthy Mind|Comments Off on Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes
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